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The Digital Tipping Point

Christian Einfeldt

Welcome to the The Digital Tipping Point (DTP) collection. The DTP crew describes their project as a Point-of-View (POV) documentary film about the rapidly growing global shift to open source software, and the effects that massive wave of technological change will have on literacy, art, and culture around the world.



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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Heather Baker, a business manager with Cerberian, Inc., a web-filtering provider for multiple computer systerms, including both Microsoft Windows and GNU-Linux. We at the DTP consider Cerberian's work with Linux to be a digital tipping point because it's an example of the growth of businesses around the GNU-Linux business hub. One of the questions that...
Topics: Heather Baker, Baker, Heather, Cerberian, Inc., parental control filters, pornography filters,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Heather Baker, a business manager with Cerberian, Inc., a web-filtering provider for multiple computer systerms, including both Microsoft Windows and GNU-Linux. We at the DTP consider Cerberian's work with Linux to be a digital tipping point because it's an example of the growth of businesses around the GNU-Linux business hub. One of the questions that...
Topics: Heather Baker, Baker, Heather, Cerberian, Inc., parental control filters, pornography filters,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp. in San Francisco. As editor of the San Jose Business Journal, he helped...
Topics: John William Templeton, Templeton, John William, Open Source In Developing World, WorldSpace, Lower...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William Li Wan, who was born Wan Li. He is a manager of the Sun China Engineering Institute in China. At the time of this interview, he was managing a team of 250 engineers, many of whom were focused on the StarOffice / OpenOffice.org code base. If you like this interview, and would like to help out, please feel free to type up a short description of this...
Topics: William Li Wan, Wan, William Li, Sun Microsystems Sun China Engineering Institute, Star
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. . This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 video segments features a tour of a Brazilian telencenter, called Jaragua TaiPas. It is located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a city of some 19 million people. You can see b-roll footage of the drive through Sao Paulo to this telecenter here....
Topics: Children And Open Source, B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Telecenters in, Telecenters And Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Patrick Harvey continues on with the story that he started on the previous segment, segment 004.mpg, about a youth voting group, called Black Vote, used the Internet to increase voter turnout among Black youth in Europe. Their success, he says, got established political parties to take them seriously. Without the Internet, the group would have been going door to...
Topics: Patrick Harvey, Harvey, Patrick, Scotland, Scottish Parliamentarian, Green Party, Glasgow, local...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Josh Abraham recounts his memories of preparing web pages using Linux (GNU/Linux) on a 486 as opposed to using Notepad under Microsoft Windows. He says that he was able to keep 12 console terminal windows open under Linux, which made his work much faster than under Microsoft Windows. He says that it helped him adjust to life as a freshman in high school, because he was able...
Topics: Josh Abraham, Abraham, Josh, Coolness Of Open Source Software, Linux, Robustness Of
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Samuel Clemens came back from the dead, and his name is now Doc Searls. This series of interviews features Doc Searls, who most certainly will be remembered as the creative journalistic wit of the Free Open Source Software movement. Like Samuel Clemmens before him, Doc Searls is a journalist with a piercing wit and insight into the fundamental nature of things. Doc even looks somewhat like...
Topics: Doc Searls, Searls, Doc, Clue Train Manifesto, Linux Journal, San Diego, Desktop Linux Summit
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 4 segments features Larry Lessig, a Stanford Law professor who has completely changed the nature of intellectual property by giving legal structure to the Free Culture movement. Lessig is featured here as a keynote speaker at the huge FISL 5 conference that took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in June 2004. Lessig is introduced here in Brazilian Portuguese by Claudio Prado, the...
Topics: Larry Lessig, Lessig, Larry, Creative Commons, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil, Free...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga essentially flips Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Abraham Maslow, of course, said that humans need to first cover their basics like food, shelter, and then move up to more advanced needs like entertainment and information. Lena begins by saying that telecenters are present throughout much of Latin America. She says that there have been mixed results, of course, with...
Topics: Lena Zuniga, Zuniga, Lena, Bellanet, Latin America, economic development, developing countries,...
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Thanks to Ted Nebus for doing the initial rough-editing of this raw source code footage! This footage features beautiful b-roll (background) footage shot by Paul Donahue from near the top of the Conde Matarazzo City Hall building mostly due north toward the Praco Ramos de Azevedos square, which is the green park with palm trees that you see. The nearest intersection just north of the square is where Rua Cel. Xavier do Toleda crosses Viaduto do Cha. We were in this building to interview the...
Topics: b-roll Sao Paulo Conde Matarazzo city hall building, Sao Paulo, Praca Ramos de Azevedo square, Sao...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 8 video segments features a life-size chess game that takes place at School Park in Santo Andre, a mostly industrial city adjacent to Sao Paulo, Brazil. These 8 are largely b-roll shot with the intent of being displaying at a faster speed to demonstrate a...
Topic: Digital Tipping Point: Linux on old computer hardware gets at risk youth back in the game
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. These segments feature b-roll of the most impressive human-like robots that I have ever seen. This robot, called the Kawada HRP2, lies down, gets up, does side bends, can carry lumber with a human being, and waives to the crowd, all with fluid motion. Almost none of its motion is associated with the awkward motion that we associate with robots. It demonstrates particular fluidity of motion...
Topics: Kawada Industries, Japan, Humanity of Robotics, Humanoid Robots, Business Models For Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Steve Weber, Ph.D., is a professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, where he is the Director of the Institute of International Studies. He is also the author of the book, "The Success of Open Source." But for the purposes of the Digital Tipping Point film and library, he is the thinker who came up with one of the key concepts upon which the DTP is based: the idea of...
Topics: Steve Weber, Weber, Steve, Success of Open Source, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of videos features Salk Institute computational neuroscientist Thomas Bartol. Jonas Salk is best known for his work in creating the life-saving polio vaccine, but for our purposes, he was equaliy heroic for releasing his work to the public, famously saying that the people owned his vaccine and exclaiming, "Who owns my polio vaccine? The people! Could you patent the...
Topics: Salk Institute, Thomas Bartol, Bartol, Thomas, Mcell, myasthenia gravis, scientific method,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features one of Hewlett Packard's greatest open source software stars, Stormy Peters. And yes, every one really calls her Stormy. You've just gotta be impressed by parents who would name their baby girl Stormy. What a prophecy for a child's life. And true to her name, Stormy Peters has achieved great things. Stormy works at OpenLogic where she set up and manages the...
Topics: Stormy Peters, Peters, Stormy, Hewlett Packard
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. Bhaskar has done the important theoretical work of unpacking the "chicken and egg" question facing not only free open source software, but in fact any innovation that is challenging the entrenched market leaders such as Microsoft. In North...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Baskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features Linux sysadmin wizard Marc Merlin. Marc has worked for some of the big Silicon Valley Linux companies as a Linux sysadmin and engineer, and so you might expect him to apply his code magic to areas of his personal life, but wait until you see what he does. Marc wired his entire house with Linux, Free Open Source Software, and scripts he wrote to remotely...
Topics: Marc Merlin, Merlin, Marc, Coolness Of Open Source Software, DIY possibilities, Innovation and...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, real-time Linux kernel developer Bill Huey talks about his experience with the efficacy of the Linux kernel society. He explains why he thinks that the Linux kernel project has proven to be such a huge success over more than a...
Topics: Bill Huey, Huey, Bill, meritocracy, Code as Creative Expression, Apple OS X, GNOME, Sun...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 video segments features a tour of a Brazilian telencenter, called Jaragua TaiPas. It is located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a city of some 19 million people. You can see b-roll footage of the drive through Sao Paulo to this telecenter here....
Topics: Children And Open Source, B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Telecenters in, Telecenters And Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This 3:51 minute video segment features Brazilian entreprenuer Marcelo Marques, the prinicpal of Brazilian network security and training company 4Linux, as he takes the camera on a tour of his company's office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This segment also showcases Marcelo's...
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Topics: Marcelo Marques, Marques, Marcelo, b-roll, 4Linux, 4Linux, business models for open source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. Bhaskar has done the important theoretical work of unpacking the "chicken and egg" question facing not only free open source software, but in fact any innovation that is challenging the entrenched market leaders such as Microsoft. In North...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 2 segments features Sergiou Amadeu giving his keynote presentation at FISL Con 5 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. At the time of this taping, Amadeu was the President of Brazil ITI department (the agency responsible for establishing IT policy for Brazil). Amadeu rose rapidly to prominence due to his central role in bringing Free Open Source Software to more than 128 telecenters in Sao...
Topics: Sergio Amadeu, Amadeu, Sergio, Brazilian IT President Sergio Amadeu, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil,...
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and typing the audio as you hear it into the wiki. Please be sure to add the transcription for this segment under segment 016, and then please leave a note under segment two that segments one and two have been edited down into one file. You can find other ways to contribute by going to our wiki front page here: http://digitaltippingpoint.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page Thanks for viewing our video!
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This 8:52 minute segment features a drive through Felton, California. It is very shakey, as the DTP crew does not have a steady cam. The purpose of this footage is to provide our team with a choice of the exact 3 to 4 second segment or two that we might need with a voice over. We are placing this footage here on the Internet Archive's Digital Tipping point Video Collection simply because...
Topics: Felton, California, redwoods, Lindependence 2008, b-roll Felton, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 5 segments features Lindependence 2008 Organizer Larry Cafiero passing out fliers for an Lindenpendence 2008 event that evening, July 15, 2008. Lindependence 2008 is an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka Helios) to persuade a town of 6,000 people to try out Free Open Source Software for one week, starting July 28, 2008. On July 13 and 15, 2008, there were town...
Topics: Felton, California, redwoods, Lindependence 2008, b-roll Felton, California, Felton Farmers Market...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Kevin Foreman, who was a general manager for the Helix division at RealNetworks at the time this video was shot. Kevin Foreman is a filmmaker's dream. He is articular, handsome, and delivers awesome soundbites. Meaning that he states his opinion clearly and concisely. A documentary filmmaker is concerned less with whether an interviewee agrees with the...
Topics: Kevin Foreman, Foreman, Kevin, RealNetworks, Helix, Microsoft like the Roman Empire, The World is...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 4 segments features Larry Lessig, a Stanford Law professor who has completely changed the nature of intellectual property by giving legal structure to the Free Culture movement. Lessig is featured here as a keynote speaker at the huge FISL 5 conference that took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in June 2004. Lessig is introduced here in Brazilian Portuguese by Claudio Prado, the...
Topics: Larry Lessig, Lessig, Larry, Creative Commons, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil, Free...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 15 video segments features Jon Maddog Hall, who has long been instrumental in guiding and promoting the development of Free Open Source Software, and in particular the operating system called GNU-Linux, sometimes called Linux for short. Among other things,...
Topics: Jon Maddog Hall, Hall, Jon Maddog, Maddog Hall, History Of Free Open Source Software, Business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 video segments features Brazilian entreprenuer Marcelo Marques, the prinicpal of Brazilian network security and training company 4Linux. He is also the principal of LPI Brazil, an international training and certification company. This footage was shot...
Topics: Marcelo Marques, Marques, Marcelo, 4Linux, business models for open source, education, business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Seiya Maeda, who manages a company in Japan, called Good-Day, Inc., which provides support for companies using free open source software. While companies in the proprietary world try to externalize as many costs as possible, Good-Day voluntarily takes on costs by contributing localization and documentation for open source software packages such as OpenOffice.org. This...
Topics: Seiya Maeda, Maeda, Seiya, OpenOffice.org, Berlin 2004, Japan, Business Models For Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William Li Wan, who was born Wan Li. He is a manager of the Sun China Engineering Institute in China. At the time of this interview, he was managing a team of 250 engineers, many of whom were focused on the StarOffice / OpenOffice.org code base. If you like this interview, and would like to help out, please feel free to type up a short description of this...
Topics: William Li Wan, Wan, William Li, Sun Microsystems Sun China Engineering Institute, Star
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. In this particular segment, The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this footage for anyone to rip, mix, and burn under the...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment is our first proof of concept video short. It's not really a trailer, because a trailer is a much more complete promotional short used to give the viewers a feel for the final product. This proof of concept, by contrast, is really just to see how these particular segments would look together; to introduce a few of our interviewees; to show the audience some of the...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 video segments features Brazilian entreprenuer Marcelo Marques, the prinicpal of Brazilian network security and training company 4Linux. He is also the principal of LPI Brazil, an international training and certification company. This footage was shot...
Topics: Marcelo Marques, Marques, Marcelo, 4Linux, business models for open source, education, business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 13 interview segments shows, we can...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. Bhaskar has done the important theoretical work of unpacking the "chicken and egg" question facing not only free open source software, but in fact any innovation that is challenging the entrenched market leaders such as Microsoft. In North...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. There really is no easy way to describe Dirk-Willem van Gulik's work, because what he does is so complex. He basically helps build the massive system of roadways that we call "the Internet". His formal bio says that he is a Senior Partner at the Tribal Knowledge Group, a specialist Apache consultancy company, with 15 years of Internet engineering, consulting and project management...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This video features Kina Grannis, a pretty young woman who became popular overnight on YouTube for producing this video featuring her and her two sisters, Misa and Emi, singing a song, called "Gotta Digg", about the wacko passion that some people feel about participating in Digg.com. Her song is relevant to the DTP because she is singing about a news aggregator that author Dan...
Topics: Kina Grannis, Grannis, Kina, Misa Grannis, Grannis, Misa, Emi Grannis, Grannis, Emi, Gotta Digg,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Jean Francois talks a bit more about Mandriva's revenues. Of course, there are sales of Mandriva desktop Linux in stores like Best Buy, but many of Mandriva's customers are large institutional customers like the French Air Force, France Telecom, the French Ministry of Education, and so forth. For these customers, Mandriva builds specialized distros that has just...
Topics: Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Mandriva, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Mandriva CEO Jean Francois Boncilhon introducing himself and givng a brief history of Mandriva, which was called MandrakeSoft at the time tha this interview was conducted in 2004. This first snip of Jean Francois also includes a little bit about where the revenues of MandrakeSoft were coming at the time of the interview. tape id =...
Topics: Mandriva, Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features Bdale Garbee, who is one of the key tech gurus responsible for Hewlett Packard's support of Free Open Source Software. Hewlett Packard is currently the world's largest manufacturer of computer systems for individuals, small...
Topics: Bdale Garbee, Garbee, Bdale, Hewlett Packard, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Kendall Dawson is the Community Liaison for Linspire, which produces a polished GNU Linux distro. Kendall embodies the quality that makes Linspire such a cool GNU Linux distro: it's commitment to the end user. I know from having spent a lot of time with Kendall on the Linspire forum and in emails that he works long hard hours to help end users feel comfortable and at home with their GNU...
Topics: Kendall Dawson, Dawson, Kendall, Linspire, San Diego, California, Lindows
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Jean Francois finishes his sentence from the previous snip, which he ends by saying that 45% of MandrakeSoft's revenues (at that time) were from North America. Here, he says that 20% of revenues came from France; 20% from the rest of Europe; and 15% from the rest of the world. He says that it is important for proprietary software to co-habitate with open souce...
Topics: Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Mandriva, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 13 interview segments shows, we can...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 7 segments features Ken Starks, one of the organizers of Lindependence 2008, talking about his role in Lindependence 2008. He also talks about his role in founding the Tux 500 project, a project aimed at getting a race car entered in the Indy 500 bearing the Tux the Penguin mascot, a project at which he and his team succeeded. The purpose of this video is to support a DTP...
Topics: Ken Starks, Starks, Ken, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail Free Open Source Activism,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Printing Press, Open...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 5 segments features Lindependence 2008 Organizer Larry Cafiero passing out fliers for an Lindenpendence 2008 event that evening, July 15, 2008. Lindependence 2008 is an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka Helios) to persuade a town of 6,000 people to try out Free Open Source Software for one week, starting July 28, 2008. On July 13 and 15, 2008, there were town...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William Li Wan, who was born Wan Li. He is a manager of the Sun China Engineering Institute in China. At the time of this interview, he was managing a team of 250 engineers, many of whom were focused on the StarOffice / OpenOffice.org code base. If you like this interview, and would like to help out, please feel free to type up a short description of this...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This interview features Ricardo Mireles, founder of Academia Avance, a public charter school in Los Angeles. Ricardo spends most of his interview explaining that computer techonology is a process, not just a product, and that in most of the places where Free Open Source Software is gaining popularity, it is winning because it allows the users to control that process. As an example, he cites...
Topics: Ricardo Mireles, Mireles, Ricardo, Free Software And Free Culture, Digital Tipping Point To Happen...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features interviews with Nakata Maho, who is, as of January, 2007, a post-doctoral fellow in chemistry at the University of Tokyo. Maho, as he prefers to be called, has also been one of the developers contributing to OpenOffice.org since the beginning of the project, and is also the founder and current lead of the Japanese Language project for OpenOffice.org. In this...
Topics: Maho Nakata, Nakata, Maho, Japan, OpenOffice.org, OpenOffice.org Japanese Language project
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This interview features Enric Teller, a software developer for Adap.tv in San Mateo, California. Enric explains why a highly skilled guy like him would stop by CitizenSpace on a rainy afternoon in San Francisco to assemble chairs -- to get out of the house and have fun with CitizenSpace residents. CitizenSpace is a collaboration space located at 425 2nd Street in San Francisco. It is an open...
Topics: Enric Teller, Teller, Enric, Adap.tv, CitizenSpace, CitzenAgency, San Francisco, California
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Open Standards,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 12 video segments features John Koenig, a software consultant and lawyer. John's video is useful for an overview of how people make money with Free Open Source Software (FOSS). In 2008, we now know how people make money with Free Open Source Software, but...
Topics: Swarming, African Army Ants, Swarming and, RFID, Embedded Linux, John Koenig, Koenig, John,...